Lake in the Hills Seeks Flat or Lower Real Estate Tax Levy for 8th Straight Year

$5,481,687.66 was the amount the McHenry County Treasurer requested from property taxpayers to finance the Village of Lake in the Hills this year. The LITH Village Board is scheduled to ask for the same amount, $5,481,688, according to its agenda … Continue reading

Pat Quinn Appointees Request 88% Toll Tax Hike

First we get a 67% income tax hike, compliments of Democratic Party Governor Pat Quinn. Now, his minions on the Tollway Board are proposing an 88% (I round up) hike in tolls. No one has had the audacity to make … Continue reading

"Lawmaker Attacks Road-Fund Formula"

That’s the headline of Tribune reporter Jon Hilkevitch’s article about Chicago State Senator Martin Sandoval’s press conference taking on the disproportionately low proportion share of Motor Fuel Taxes that the Chicago metropolitan area has been getting since 1999. As I … Continue reading

Manzullo and Abboud find "Crumbs at the bottom of the cookie jar," Summers Says

16th district Green Party congressional candidate Scott Summers writes today about GOP incumbent Don Manzullo’s and Democratic Party candidate Robert Abboud’s “pandering” about a federal Motor Fuel Tax holiday: Gas tax pandering Looks like my Congressional opponents, Don Manzullo and … Continue reading

Manzullo and Abboud find "Crumbs at the bottom of the cookie jar," Summers Says

16th district Green Party congressional candidate Scott Summers writes today about GOP incumbent Don Manzullo’s and Democratic Party candidate Robert Abboud’s “pandering” about a federal Motor Fuel Tax holiday: Gas tax pandering Looks like my Congressional opponents, Don Manzullo and … Continue reading